Mexican Ground Beef Skillet



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ medium yellow onion, minced
  • 2 large bell peppers, diced
  • 1 lb. 85% ground beef
  • 3 table spoons homemade taco seasoning
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 2 table spoons green chiles
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup quick-cooking brown rice
  • 5 cups beef broth
  • ½ cup Mexican shredded cheddar cheese


  • Heat olive oil over medium/ high heat in a large nonstick skillet.
  • When olive oil fragrant, add garlic opinion, and bell pepper. Sauté for 3-5 minutes.
  • Move veggies to the side and add in ground beef. Sauté ground beef for 7-9 minutes, or until fully cooked. Mix everything together in the pan.
  • Once the beef is fully cooked, add taco seasoning, tomato sauce, green chiles, and black beans and cook for a few minutes. Then, add ion quick-cooking rice and broth. Bring to a boil over medium/heat.
  • Once boiling, turn down to a low and cover. Let simmer for around 20 minutes or until the rice has softened and absorbed the majority of the liquid.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of the skillet and either let melt naturally or pop it in the oven at 400°F for a few minutes to fully melt cheese.
  • Serve beef skillet with chips!